While protesters on the courthouse steps were united in their resolve to speak out against sexual assault and affirm tribal nations’ inherent ability to protect Native women and children, the feeling inside the building, observers said, was much more uncertain.
Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.
David Daleiden and his anti-choice front group, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), will now have to comply with the National Abortion Federation’s request for information about some of CMP’s supporters.
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges a 2011 law advocates claim is designed to disenfranchise Black and Latino voters in the state.
In a motion filed Monday, attorneys for Robert Lewis Dear Jr., asked the court for a gag order limiting pre-trial media coverage of the case.
A senior defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the AP that all services will have to begin putting plans in place for combat integration by April 1.
Changes to Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-2015 budget have dropped at least 15,000 out-of-work Wisconsin residents from the state’s food stamps program.
Monday’s decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let’s hope the justices read the opinion.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-choice lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again.
Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership said that the state didn’t want to license detention centers as child-care facilities because there was an actual “emergency”; it sought to expedite the process and reduce the standards to meet the facilities’ needs.